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Rated: 18+ (R)19961h 42mOn: Rent or Buy Only

This documentary highlights the historical contexts that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals have occupied in cinema history, and shows the evolution of the entertainment industry's role in shaping perceptions of LGBT figures. The issues addressed include secrecy – which initially defined homosexuality – as well as the demonization of the homosexual community with the advent of AIDS, and finally the shift toward acceptance and positivity in the modern era.The Celluloid Closet featuring Lily Tomlin and Tony Curtis is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 3 others. It's a documentary and history movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 96% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (5,847 votes).

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Jeffrey Friedman

Jeffrey Friedman

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#3,897 Ranked Movie

#122 Ranked in LGBTQ Movies

#272 Ranked in Documentary Movies

#347 Ranked in History Movies

The Celluloid Closet has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 96% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (5,847 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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